Posts Tagged ‘Inspired’

Vietnam War Slang Series – Panel 2 of 26 – B is for Basketball.

Basketball

This panel is the result applying various types of stencils and masking for spray painting. The Vietnam war slang word “Basketball” refers to an illumination-dropping aircraft mission, capable of lighting approximately a square mile of terrain, rather than using the actual action (illuminating the terrain at night) to come up with an image, the final design is…

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Source material for the painting Welcome Aboard.

VIEW THE PAINTING WELCOME ABOARD HERE The main inspiration for the painting Welcome Aboard came from the book Vietnam – The definitive oral history told from all sides, written by Christian G Appy. The book is an amazing project which had the author traveling the globe for 5 years collecting interviews from all sides of…

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Requiem and Dickey’s Demise

Chapelle-Centerfold

Images taken from the book titled Requiem: By the Photographers Who Died in Vietnam and Indochina. Dickey Chapelle was an American photojournalist that was known for her work as a war correspondent during World War II and Vietnam, well known for her strong bond with the US Marines whom she was posted with for the battle of…

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